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Good Luck to Team SA at the Commonwealth Games

The 2022 Commonwealth Games are underway in Birmingham and Team SA is on a mission to secure a few gold medals. It will be South Africa’s 14th appearance at the Commonwealth Games. Four years ago the South African team returned with 37 medals, 13 of them gold.

The 2022 Games will showcase the largest para-sport programme ever with 42 para-sports at the event and for the first time with over 5000 athletes from all over the globe competing.

Team SA is expected to excel in swimming and athletics with the South African contingent including Olympic swimming gold medallists Tatjana Schoenmaker and Chad le Clos and defending Commonwealth Games 100m champion Akani Simbine.

Team SA has 228 competitors with 104 men and 124 women.

SportMenWomenTotal
Athletics221537
Badminton325
3×3 basketball448
Beach volleyball202
Boxing213
Cricket1515
Cycling5510
Gymnastics167
Hockey181836
Judo134
Lawn bowls8816
Netball1212
Rugby sevens131326
Swimming91322
Table tennis448
Triathlon549
Weightlifting314
Wrestling404
Total104124228

Pic: www.teamsa.co.za

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